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A New Take on General MacArthur’s Warning to JFK to Avoid a Land War in Asia
October 05, 2018
A New Take on General MacArthur’s Warning to JFK to Avoid a Land War in Asia
“Anyone wanting to commit ground troops to Asia should have his head examined," Kennedy wrote of MacArthur's advice.
A New Take on General MacArthur’s Warning to JFK to Avoid a Land War in Asia
US-North Korea Talks Are About to Spin Up Again: What Does Pyongyang Really Want?
October 04, 2018
US-North Korea Talks Are About to Spin Up Again: What Does Pyongyang Really Want?
North Korea is looking to open up a path to sanctions relief.
US-North Korea Talks Are About to Spin Up Again: What Does Pyongyang Really Want?
The Damage Is Done: Trump and the Asia-Pacific
September 14, 2018
The Damage Is Done: Trump and the Asia-Pacific
The president’s successor will need to offer a path forward that addresses our current self-serving American approach.
The Damage Is Done: Trump and the Asia-Pacific
Essence of American Leadership: The Legacy of Senator John McCain
September 11, 2018
Essence of American Leadership: The Legacy of Senator John McCain
Insights from Richard Fontaine.
Essence of American Leadership: The Legacy of Senator John McCain
Continuing Convergence: India-US 2+2 Meeting Shows Inexorable Progress in the Relationship
September 08, 2018
Continuing Convergence: India-US 2+2 Meeting Shows Inexorable Progress in the Relationship
India and the United States took a major leap with the successful conclusion of the first-ever 2+2 dialogue.
Continuing Convergence: India-US 2+2 Meeting Shows Inexorable Progress in the Relationship
Pompeo Heads to Pakistan to Take on Terrorism, Seek 'Reset'
September 05, 2018
Pompeo Heads to Pakistan to Take on Terrorism, Seek 'Reset'
The U.S. secretary of state's arrival in Pakistan comes after a challenging eight months for the bilateral relationship.
Pompeo Heads to Pakistan to Take on Terrorism, Seek 'Reset'
The Question of the Decade: How Closely Will the US and India Align?
August 30, 2018
The Question of the Decade: How Closely Will the US and India Align?
Closer U.S.-India engagement seems to make sense, for very good reasons.
The Question of the Decade: How Closely Will the US and India Align?
The US-India Partnership and Its Discontents: Managing Trump-Era Turbulence
July 09, 2018
The US-India Partnership and Its Discontents: Managing Trump-Era Turbulence
Can Trump-era turbulence in the U.S.-India relationship be effectively managed?
The US-India Partnership and Its Discontents: Managing Trump-Era Turbulence
North Korea Talks: Getting Around the Sequencing Problem
July 07, 2018
North Korea Talks: Getting Around the Sequencing Problem
The sequencing problem requires coordination between the U.S., China, and Korea to pressure meaningful steps from Kim.
North Korea Talks: Getting Around the Sequencing Problem
Mattis to Visit China, Japan, and South Korea With South China Sea, North Korea in Mind
June 23, 2018
Mattis to Visit China, Japan, and South Korea With South China Sea, North Korea in Mind
The trip will be Mattis' first to China as U.S. secretary of defense.
Mattis to Visit China, Japan, and South Korea With South China Sea, North Korea in Mind
Limiting Foreign Investment to Protect U.S. Economic Security: Business Implications
June 19, 2018
Limiting Foreign Investment to Protect U.S. Economic Security: Business Implications
National security-motivated efforts to limit foreign investment in the United States may have negative consequences.
Limiting Foreign Investment to Protect U.S. Economic Security: Business Implications
Kim Jong Un Grabs the Headlines At Home, But What Did Trump Get From the Historic Summit?
June 14, 2018
Kim Jong Un Grabs the Headlines At Home, But What Did Trump Get From the Historic Summit?
The summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un was historic, but far from the "epochal" event claimed by both leaders.
Kim Jong Un Grabs the Headlines At Home, But What Did Trump Get From the Historic Summit?
Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Sign Joint Declaration at Singapore Summit
June 12, 2018
Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Sign Joint Declaration at Singapore Summit
The core of the summit agreement is an exchange of U.S. security guarantees in exchange for a North Korean commitment to "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula."
Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Sign Joint Declaration at Singapore Summit
CIA Director Mike Pompeo Met Kim Jong-un: Report
April 18, 2018
CIA Director Mike Pompeo Met Kim Jong-un: Report
The meeting would be the highest-level official U.S.-North Korea encounter since 2000.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo Met Kim Jong-un: Report
Trump's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Clarity
April 04, 2018
Trump's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Clarity
There's much continuity at the core of the Trump administration's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy, but what's next?
Trump's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Clarity
John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect
March 23, 2018
John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect
John Bolton could unleash and enable Trump's worst instincts on foreign policy.
John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect
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